DA 55-300 vs DA* 300 f4

Started Sep 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
leopold
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Re: DA 55-300 vs DA* 300 f4
In reply to paulkienitz, Sep 16, 2013

Hi,

i have the Canon 70-300mm IS (not the L one) and it's good at 300mm but not as good as a Prime 300mm lens, i did own the FA*300mm/4.5 in the past and the FA*300mm/4.5 was better than what i get from my Canon 70-300mm IS which is probably equal to the Pentax 55-300mm.

I have own different long Prime lenses and a Prime will always be sharper from 300mm and up than a Zoom especially consumer zoom like the DA55-300 and my Canon 70-300mm IS unless you pay for premium Pro lenses like a Pentax FA*250-600mm/5.6 or the Canon 70-300mm IS L or the new 200-400mm/4 L !

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